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Housebeautiful.com is full of inetersting tidbits!!!

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Hit this link to house beautiful.com

& read about

The Most Colorful Spot in My House!!!!

From Couture Clothes to Couture Cakes @ Barneys!!!

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Barneys NYC seems to be on my mind this week!!!

I'm wild about The Fashion Chef & apparently so is Barneys!!!

Charlotte Neuville has taken her creative genius 
from clothes to cakes
Barneys is the place to find these 
gorgeous "2012 Electric Holiday" goodies!!!

Take a look at my Huffington Post piece & read
about Charlotte's "next act"!!!!
(just hit the link!!!)

And remember ...
we all have at least one more "act" in us!!!

Anish Kapoor Supports Ai Weiwei "Gangnam-Style"!!!

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Today's NY Times interview with artist 
about his Gangnam for Freedom video
in support of dissident Chinese artist
is fantastic!!!

Weiwei's gangnam-style video
which I as lucky enough to have seen,
was removed from YouTube by the Chinese authorities.

Kapoor wanted to show his support for Weiwei .... 
collaborating with dancer Akram Khan
& members of the international art community,
he created this video!!!!

Hit NY Times to read the interview ....
Hit Gangnam for Freedom to watch the video ....
AMAZING!!!

 

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House Beautiful's 500+ Favorite Paint Colors App!!!

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Just back from Europe, I found this divine gift 
from my E-I-C Newell Turner!!!!

 

As Newell says "This app is an incredibly useful- and fun- tool for homeowners, decorators and their clients, and anyone looking to add a little color to their home. Whether you're searching for the perfect paint color to set off the artwork in your living room, or just looking for inspiration, our app takes a deep dive into one of our favorite topic-color."

It's fabulous & a must for every "accessorator" !!!!

Design News ..... Artnet Adds a Design Auction Site!!!

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Pair of HERBST SANDOWS Chairs

 

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ETTORE SOTTSAA, BURMA TOTEM

 

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GAETANO PESCE, BOWL

 

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RON ARAD, SUMMER

 

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GRETA GROSSMAN, LAMP

I am thrilled by the addition of the "world of design" 
to the Artnet's on-line auction site!!! 
 I've decided to print the press release verbatim, 
as it clearly gives all of the details!!!

 Artnet auctions announced the introduction of design auctions to be held alongside the existing auctions of paintings, sculpture, prints and photographs. The inaugural sale featured a collectible 20th century decorative arts and design, as well as contemporary design from an international roster of artists and designers. Included were historical highlights by Marcel Breuer, Greta Grossman, Pierre Jeanneret, Pierre Paulin, Hans Wegner, Gio Ponti and Ettore Sottsass and contemporary works by Ron Arad, Gaetano Pesce, Maria Pergay, Marc Newson and Tokujin Yoshioka.

 

New auction lots of design will go live each week, providing a consistent and curated online auction marketplace. The department will focus on all periods of 20th and 21st century design, including Secessionist, Art Deco, French modernism, American mid-century, Scandinavian and Italian modernism, Post-modern and 1980s design,American Studio furniture and Contemporary, as well as glass and ceramics from all periods; the department will also promote specific themes and categories where greater market attention is needed.

 

According to new department head, Brent Lewis, former Christie's auctioneer and Gallery Director at Moss, "The opportunities presented to buy and sell a curated selection of design via auction with the ease of artnet auction's online platform are very exciting. The flexibility and efficiency this model provides will open up design to a new audience, as well as providing established collectors and dealers a viable source and outlet; all under the banner of artnet, one of the world's largest art and design communities and the major resource for art and design, information, news; and now, access to both primary and secondary markets."

 

Consignments will be taken on a continual basis. For more information on consigning to artnet auctions, contact the design department at design@artnet.com.


I live on-line 24/7, and am absolutely ready 

to buy & sell "design" on Artnet!!!!

Are you???



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